Posted On: 02/20/18 3:57 PM

The North Country Region hosted one of the area's largest events of the club season over President's Day weekend. Four divisions were offered for the U17 and U18 teams over the two-day event. The following is a recap of for these age groups.

18 Gold

With 24 teams competing in the 18 Gold division, two rounds of pool play funneled teams into several playoff brackets. The Gold bracket included six teams that battled for the tournament title. Summit 18 Elite emerged as the champion, fending off Vital 18-1 Gold in the championship match with scores of 25-22, 25-15. Summit finished the weekend with an 8-1 overall record. Also advancing to the Gold bracket were Matrix 18 Red and Central Lakes Juniors 18N, featured against one another in the quarterfinals with Matrix advancing. The other semifinal included Crossfire MN 18-1 versus KEVC 18-1 with Crossfire taking the match. Crossfire and Matrix would finish tied for third following their semifinal losses, while KEVC and Central Lakes tied for 5th overall. Winners from each playoff bracket are as follows:

  • Gold = Summit 18 Elite
  • Silver = Black Ice 18
  • Flight 1 = Eau Claire Air 18-1
  • Flight 2A = Hammerhead 18-1
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